San Saba High School teacher, Amy Bippert Bohensky, was inducted in the Lone Star Conference Hall of Honor on Saturday, October 23, during halftime of the Angelo State homecoming game.
The Lone Star Conference Hall of Honor recognizes outstanding individuals who have brought pride and honor to the conference through their contributions as an athlete or who have demonstrated a long-term commitment to the betterment of the conference as a coach or administrator. Inductees are chosen by a panel of athletic administrators throughout the league. Mrs. Bohensky is one of two receiving the honor this year, along with Harvey Martin, Texas A&M Commerce graduate who went on to play for the Dallas Cowboys.
LSC Conference teams are Abilene Christian, Angelo State, Central Oklahoma, East Central, Eastern New Mexico, Incarnate Word, Midwestern State, Northeastern State, Southeastern Oklahoma, Southwestern Oklahoma, Tarleton State, Texas A&M Commerce, Texas A&M Kingsville, and West Texas A&M.
Amy was a nine-time NCAA Division II All American during her career from 1994-1997 for the ASU track and field team. During the Rambelles run to a sixth place finish at the national championships in 1997, she scored 19 of the Rambelles’ 37 points. Amy became ASU’s fourth female track and field national champion claiming the title in the heptathlon. She added a second place finish in the triple jump and an eighth place finish in the 100 meter hurdles. Mrs. Bohensky left ASU as the school record holder in the heptathlon (5,268 points) and in the triple jump (42’4.25") and has the fourth best ever performance by a Rambelle in the high jump (5;6.5") during her senior season.
In addition, Amy finished her career with six of the top 10 all time performances in the 100 meter hurdles. After her senior season, Bohenksy was named the LSC women’s track and field athlete of the year. She earned at least one All American certificates each of her four years as a Rambelle. She was a four time NCAA Division II All American in the triple jump (1994-97), earned three certificates in the heptathlon (1995-97) and earned honors twice in the 100 meter hurdles (1996-97).
Along with Amy’s athletic honors, she was also honored as a two-time Academic All American, earning Academic Athlete of the Year for at-large sports as a senior. After her athletic career, she collected the prestigious Postgraduate Scholarship, becoming the first ASU athlete to earn the honor. Mrs. Bohensky was inducted in the the ASU Athletics Hall of Honor in 2006.
Amy is a high school English and PE teacher at San Saba ISD and is also the Yearbook sponsor. She and her husband, Michael, have three daughters, Analyn, Katelyn and Emalyn, and are very active in St. Mary’s Catholic Church.